Suzanne C. Radcliff works closely with her clients to maximize their recovery on insurance subrogation matters. She represents her clients in a variety of matters - from simple negligence to construction defect cases and complex energy losses, and routinely handles depositions, hearings and mediations.
Suzanne also has an established equine law practice and has successfully resolved cases involving fraud in the sale of a horse and veterinary malpractice. She has tried several product liability cases to verdict in both state and federal court. Suzanne is a frequent contributor to the firm's Equine Subrogation Law Blog.
She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Oklahoma in 1997. In 2000, she received her law degree from Southern Methodist University School of Law.
August 20, 2020
Best Lawyers selected 201 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 23 of the firm’s nationwide offices for inclusion in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© (Copyright 2020 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).
August 28, 2019
Best Lawyers selected 138 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 21 of the firm’s national offices for inclusion in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
August 22, 2018
One hundred twenty-six Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 20 of the firm’s national offices have been selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
August 23, 2017
Lawyers were selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition based on a rigorous peer-review that has been developed and defined for more than 30 years.
October 14, 2013
Suzanne Radcliff was recently elected as the new counselor at law for the American Paint Horse Association (APHA). As a life-long rider and horse enthusiast, Suzanne will bring a fresh perspective to APHA. Suzanne fills the duties held for 22 years by Frank Cain, a Fort Worth attorney.
April 09, 2021
Will any expert do? Choosing the right expert is one of the most important decisions to be made in a subrogation investigation. Asking the question of whether an expert is required for your claim is easy; answering the question requires thinking about several complex factors. In this episode,...
May 12, 2014
It can be frustrating when pursuit of a products liability case is not economically feasible due to the small dollar value of the claim. This is especially true with repetitive failure claims – when the same type of product fails over and over again. However, if repetitive failure claims can be identified, and a scientifically viable theory of the failure can be deduced, costs can be shared and claims can potentially be bundled.
September 15, 2011
Texas Wildfires - Subrogation and Recovery Alert! - Background information and investigation summaries are provided on the ongoing catastrophic Texas Wildfires. This Alert provides a review of currently available information on the Bastrop County Complex, Steiner Ranch, and Spicewood/Pedernales Bend wildfires.
July 29, 2010
Summer 2010 - Subrogation & Recovery Observer -
October 01, 2009
Fall 2009 - Subrogation and Recovery Observer - Welcome to the Fall 2009 issue of the Cozen O'Connor Subrogation and Recovery Observer. In this issue, we report on our recent trial victories, notable settlements, and other newsworthy developments in subrogation issues
August 19, 2009
Alive and Kicking: The Undertaker Doctrine in Alarm and Security Company Litigation - Subrogation and Recovery Alert! - When property damage results from the failure of
an alarm or security system, the subrogation
investigation is often stopped dead in its tracks
due to severe contractual limitations of liability. If the damaged party was not a party to that contract, most courts will not apply those limitations. The question remains whether
an alarm or security company owes a duty to persons with whom it did not contract? The security company will argue it owed no duty, which is the first
August 14, 2008
The summer is almost over, and the entertainment industry has made it through the Writers Guild of America's strike, which we previously outlined in the Fall 2007 issue.
January 31, 2007
Horse Cents: Turn your Equine Claim into Recovery Dollars - Subrogation and Recovery Alert! - 5 pgs total, includes photos. Although most people were only concerned with Barbaro’s recovery, his story touches on many of the issues that arise in equine claims. This article focuses on some of those issues and provide the adjuster and subrogation professional with a framework to properly and fully analyze subrogation potential in equine claims. Topics: UNDERSTANDING THE POLICY AND ENDORSEMENTS, THEORIES OF RECOVERY, HIRING THE RIGHT EXPERTS AND AVOIDING SPOLIATION
March 14, 2006
Another Look at Malicious Mischief: Criminal Restitution in the Fifty States - Subrogation and Recovery Alert! - Oftentimes victim is defined broadly enough to include a subrogating carrier. To assist you in determining which states allow restitution in favor of a subrogating carrier and how much restitution may be recovered, see this Fifty State Summary on Criminal Restitution and Recovery by Insurance Companies . This article provides a brief summary of the law, the issues surrounding restitution orders and how best to proceed with your claim for restitution.